Espanyol climb Spanish table

Real Sociedad were also impressive, defeating Racing Santander 1-0 to make it three wins in a row for Txuri-urdin, moving up to 6th.

Sunday sees Real Madrid host rivals Atletico in the big clash of the weekend, whilst Barcelona visit the third Madrid side – Getafe.

In the other big game of the weekend, Sevilla host Valencia on Monday night, with Los Che looking to keep up the pace with the league leaders as Sevilla try to climb the table after a poor start to the campaign.